Monday, July 30, 2012
Incident occurred on Saturday night, police say.
An alarm may have scared off a burglar prowling around Glen Rock Saturday night, according to Glen Rock police. Cpt. Jonathan Miller said patrol units responded to a report of a burglar alarm at a residence on Pamrapo Ct at 8:54 p.m. Police found the front door had been forced open but upon a search, did not find any items that appeared to be missing. Miller said a search did not yield any suspects and police believe the individual fled once the alarm was activated. Detectives are investigating the incident.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Burglary occurred on Grove St. last week, according to police.
A burglar broke into a garage on Grove St. and made off with over $4,000 in electronics, according to the Glen Rock Police Department. Police reported the victim said $4,300 worth of recording equipment and electronics were taken from a locked, detached garage behind the residents between May 6 and May 7. The side door to the garage was kicked in, police said. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Glen Rock Police Detective Bureau at (201) 670-3947 or (201) 670-3948.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Corey L. Porcelli, of Paterson, is alleged to have committed burglaries across three counties before police nabbed him in Wayne Jan. 27
A Paterson man eyed by authorities for allegedly committing a string of burglaries in Bergen, Passaic and Morris counties targeted the Borough of Glen Rock in late January, Glen Rock Police say. According to a statement by police, Corey L. Porcelli, 27 of Paterson, was charged Feb. 6 with one count of Criminal Attempt (burglary – 3rd degree) and one count of Criminal Mischief (4th degree). The GRPD say Porcelli made efforts to break into a home on Berry Place near the Hawthorne border on Jan. 26, attempting to kick in a door but did not make entry. But police say he did leave evidence at the scene which prompted them to file charges. Porcelli was arrested Jan. 27 after Wayne police found him hiding behind the Red Barn furniture store in …
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
A weekend night away turned into a loss for one Glen Rock couple, according to police.
A Glen Rock resident reported to police that someone impersonating a Visa agent called their home and requested credit information. The resident became suspicious after providing personal info to the alleged thief and followed up with a call to Visa, according to police. A resident of Harding Road reported to police an unauthorized withdrawal of $500 from an ATM in Arizona. Police said the victim notified their bank and was advised how to prevent harm to their credit report. On the morning of Jan. 15 a building manager arriving at 65 Harristown Rd. discovered a third floor exterior door forced open, police said. A subsequent interior door, which was undamaged, prevented the would-be thief from entering the building. The Glen Rock …